Sunday, August 31, 2014

Bard Performing Arts Center and Landcaping

 Bard College is north of New York City near the Hudson River.  The Performing Arts Center, above, was designed by Frank Gehry.  

Landscaping includes magnificent old oaks and sculpture, like the 'Stargon' by Robert Perless from 1986.


The Parliament of Reality

 The Parliament of Reality is a large landscape sculpture at Bard College, made in 2009 by Olafur Eliasson.

The Prime Minister of Reality, above.

Staunton Virginia Music Festival

 Opening night at the Staunton Virginia Music Festival was a costume ball at Mary Baldwin College.
  This is a wonderful event with many concerts of classical music over a whole week in a great setting.

General Director of the music festival, Jason Stell, below, with an admirer.